Jan 142018
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
53°, sunny, beautiful cloudless blue sky. The dog next door is running around sniffing a trail of something. We live at the edge of the Withlacoochee State Forest so it could be a Fox, Raccoon, Opossum or Bobcat who knows what

Reading…
The Story Of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg is waiting for me at the library so I’ll be picking it up tomorrow

Listening To…
Still, The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

Watching…
I want to watch New York Underground, recommended by my son Jeremy

Thankful…
For spending yesterday with family for son Jeremy’s 40th birthday surprise party. I ♥ my family!!!

Looking forward to…
Going to Disney World in March with my two sons, DIL, & my 2 oldest grandkids

Fitness…
Wish I lived in town so I could join a yoga & tai-chi class

In The Kitchen…
Grilled Cheese for lunch and tonight we’ll be winging it today. Son Anthony wants me to make Johnny Marzetti this week.

Today’s To-Do List…
A few loads of laundry, tv, reading

One of my favorite things:

♥♥♥♥  I love my Kaiyo! Every time I see her little face I smile! December 31st was her 4th birthday and yesterday was our 2nd “Gottcha Day”! She brings so much happiness into my life and I am so glad I kept searching, saying “when I see the dog I’m supposed to have, I’ll know it”. It took 4 months and driving all over west central Florida, but I finally found her  ♥♥♥♥

A website I’d like to share:
Dark Sky, just put the name of the place you want to see in the search bar and it will show you what the temperature is there

A Favorite Bible Verse…

A favorite quote…
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From the camera….

I spent last Tuesday with my daughter Kilah. We went shopping, out for lunch, and then stopped by a park and enjoyed some time at the water.

It was a great day!

Jan 072018
 

Sunday Reflections

 

Outside…
62°

Thankful…
That it’s warming up today and the rest of the week

Reading…
The Reminders by Val Emmich, it’s really good!

Listening To…
The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

Watching…
Ellen’s Game of Games. Have you seen this show? It is HILARIOUS!

Hoping…
It’s warm Tuesday or Wednesday so I can go to the beach

Fitness…
Not walking as much since my hours are back to normal at work

In The Kitchen…
Meatloaf, mashed potatoes & corn

Today’s To-Do List…
Reading, tv/movie, maybe a nap

One of my favorite things:
I love love love Avocados

A website I’d like to share:
Two Foods, a site where you can compare the nutritional info for two foods

Looking forward to…
Having Tuesday & Wednesday off at work

A favorite quote…
“I got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell” ~ SNL

A Favorite Bible Verse…
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From the camera….

Dec 102017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
It’s a sunny and beautifully cold day & 39° after a low of 34°, it’s supposed to reach 57°

Thankful…
For a warm house and comfy blankets

Reading…
Today I’m going to read The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, a book I saw was a favorite of Janet @ Joyful Jottings

Listening To…
I have 2 more hours of Bare Bones: I’m Not Lonely If You’re Reading This Book by Bobby Bones and I’m loving it, this guy is really funny

Watching…
Lots of Christmas movies

Fitness…
is going good, I’ve decided I want to lose about 10 lbs

In The Kitchen…
Steak & baked potato

Today’s To-Do List…
I’ve always loved just getting in the car and taking off for parts unknown, may do that today

One Of My Favorite Things:
Have you tried McDonald’s Chicken Cordon Bleu sandwich? It’s SO GOOD.  The only one I could find online was on a McMuffin, but my local McDonald’s has it on a bun. Yum!!

A Website I’d Like To Share:
I love movies and A Good Movie To Watch helps you find one

Pin It & Do It…
I found a Simple BBQ Ribs recipe that sounds really good

A Favorite Bible Verse…

 

A Favorite Quote…
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From The Camera….

Dec 032017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
It’s a sunny and beautiful day, 78°, and the sky is pale blue with  a few fluffy white clouds

Thankful…
For the Peanuts Charlie Brown Christmas Tree my son Anthony bought me yesterday. It even plays the Linus & Lucy song. We can’t have a big tree this year because we have a kitten who would love it a little too much, and so he surprised me with this tree. Jaspurr tried messing with it while I was putting it together, but hasn’t since I set it on a small table. I’ve watched A Charlie Brown Christmas just about every year since I was 8. I love my tree!

Reading…
Tomorrow I’ll be starting Reading People: How Seeing The World Through The Lens Of Personality Changes Everything by Anne Bogel

Listening To…
Bare Bones: I’m Not Lonely If You’re Reading This Book by Bobby Bones

Watching…
My son and daughter in law talked me into trying This Is Us, so I did. Wow! This show is amazing! I’ve got 4 more episodes to go and I’ll have caught up on seasons 1 &  2.

Fitness…
I’m going to do the POPSUGAR 21-Day Arm-Sculpting Challenge again this month

In The Kitchen…
I made spaghetti and cheesy garlic bread so we’ve had that the last 2 nights. Tonight I’ll probably make Salisbury steaks and baked potatoes

Today’s To-Do List…
Try to finish This Is Us and Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The Complete Edition by Richard Bach

One of my favorite things:
My Black & Decker Lids Off, which I’ve had for quite a few years. I have trouble with my hands and it’s hard to open jars. This is perfect for me and now I don’t have to ask someone to help me open lids. I love it!

A website I’d like to share:
Lifehacker

Pin It & Do It…
I found a Chicken & Waffles Casserole and really want to try it soon

A Favorite Bible Verse…
1 Corinthians 12:7-11

7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.

8 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;

9 To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;

10 To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:

11 But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.

A favorite quote…

From the camera….

Nov 262017
 
Sunday Reflections

Outside…
It’s a cool 66° and sunny, the sky is a light blue with a few scattered clouds, it’s a beautiful day

Thinking…
Should I fix something here for lunch or go pick something up

Thankful…
That I got to spend time with my youngest son, daughter, son in law, and two youngest grandsons on Thanksgiving. It’s been a few years since that happened. And that I got to spend yesterday with two sons, daughter in law, and oldest granddaughter yesterday for a cookout and games. Oldest grandson had to work 🙁   I love my family!

Reading…
Still reading Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach &  Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks, my reading lately has been stuck on slo-mo.

Listening To…
Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines

Watching…
Going to start binging on This Is Us, my daughter in law assured me I would like it

Creating…
I’ve got the journaling bug so I’m still looking for ideas to add to my list

Hoping…
I can find a 365 Day Journal on Food, Fitness, and Faith , anyone know of a good one?

Learning…
That sometimes I seem to be getting my love of cooking back

Fitness…
I would love to find a group of people who want to do a few fitness activities a month…walking, biking, hiking etc.

In The Kitchen…
I made some Baked Beans yesterday and my son Anthony who isn’t that crazy about BB’s loved them

Today’s To-Do List…
Wash a few loads of clothes, tv, and maybe go to town

One of my favorite things:
Watching my cats and dog, they do some really funny things

A website I’d like to share:
Vsauce

Pin It & Do It…
So simple but looks so good, Baked Egg In Avocado

Looking forward to…
Spending a day this week with my daughter in Lakeland

A Favorite Bible Verse…
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Acts 2:38

A favorite quote…

 

From the camera….

Nov 192017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
The sun is shinning, it’s 71° and cloudy, it’a a beautiful day!

Thinking…
I’m behind on a few book reviews and I need to get caught up

Thankful…
For my new iphone, my old started freezing and shutting off and was a big pain

Reading…
Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach. I read it in school and wanted to read it again since I don’t remember it

Listening To…
Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie. My daughter and I almost went to see it last week I wanted to read/listen to the book first so went looking for diy craft ideas instead.

Watching…
Today I’ll watch Planes, Trains and Automobiles (for Food N’ Flix). I looked for it on Redbox but couldn’t find it,  DirecTV had it but it was $4 and I figured if I had to pay for it I might as well buy a copy. It was a lot more, but at least I can re-watch it whenever I want

Creating…
A list of sites on journaling

Hoping…
To live each day without regret

Learning…
Worry is worthless

Fitness…
I can’t find my 2 favorite dvd’s, one is a whole body workout and the other is strength training. I have no idea where they are since all my other dvd’s are where they should be 🙁

In The Kitchen…
Tonight I’m making baked pork chops, baked potato, broccoli & cinnamon applesauce

Today’s To-Do List…
Mostly relaxing

One of my favorite things:
My Mercy Me cd, I Can Only Imagine makes me cry every time I hear it

A website I’d like to share:
How Stuff Works

Pin It & Do It…
When my daughter Kilah and I went to town we went to Michaels and I bought us stuff to make Mason Jar Kitchen Utensil Holder

Looking forward to…
Thanksgiving family time

A favorite quote…
“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.”
Mary Stuart

A Favorite Bible Verse…
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From the camera….

Nov 122017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
The sun is shinning and it’s 77°, there’s a 15% chance of rain and humidity is 84%

Thinking…
I need to watch Planes, Trains and Automobiles for Food N’ Flix

Thankful…
That I was able to sleep in a few extra hours today

Reading…
I need to finish Barbra Streisand: On the Couch by Alma H. Bond today for my review tomorrow

Listening To…
The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well by Meik Wiking which I saw reviewed by JoAnn and knew I wanted to find a copy

Watching…
Catching up on episodes of NCIS and yesterday I started binge watching The Big Family Cooking Showdown

Creating…
A list of low carb recipes

Hoping…
People would learn to be more compassionate and understanding towards one another

Learning…
How to pick the best vegetables

Fitness…
It’s been a while since I’ve done Tai-Chi and I’d like to start doing it again

In The Kitchen…
I bought a Rachael Ray Cookware Set after years of cooking with my Wolfgang Puck set. I finally decided to go back to non stick, which for me is a lot easier to cook on

Today’s To-Do List…
Reading, tv, laundry

One of my favorite things:
I grew up in the 70’s and incense was very popular, and I still burn a stick almost every day

A website I’d like to share:
Attack Of The Cute, photos of cute animals

Looking forward to…
Spending the day with my daughter Kilah on Tuesday

A Favorite Bible Verse…
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.
Psalms 19:14

A favorite quote…
“A lie keeps growing and growing until it’s as clear as the nose on your face.”
Pinocchio: The Blue Fairy

From the camera….

Nov 052017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
Daylight came an hour early today thanks to Daylight Saving Time. Most people either like it or don’t at all. I’m on the fence. I like it getting light early, but I don’t like it getting dark early. It’s 63°  now with 100% humidity. The high is supposed to be 82° with little chance of  rain

Thinking…
I should probably go get my car detailed. Or do it myself. No, go get it done

Thankful…
That I have a job I like. Going to work at a job you don’t like is a terrible thing.

Reading…
Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks & Barbra Streisand: On the Couch by Alma H. Bond

Listening To…
Nourished: A Memoir of Food, Faith & Enduring Love (with Recipes) by Lia Huber

Watching…
I plan to start binge watching This Is Us today since everyone is raving about it

Creating…
A list of journaling prompts for the two journals I plan on starting January 1st

Fitness…
Going to start POPSUGAR 21-Day Arm-Sculpting Challenge in a few days

In The Kitchen…
Pork chops, broccoli, applesauce

Today’s To-Do List…
Reading, tv, laundry

One of my favorite things:
Netflix, I love it!

A website I’d like to share:
Interesting Finds

Looking forward to…
Spending the day with my daughter on Saturday

A Favorite Bible Verse…
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.
Psalms 19:14

A favorite quote…
“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.”
Epictetus

From the camera….

 

Sep 242017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
It’s 83° and slightly cloudy, high supposed to be 90°, 40% chance of rain

Thankful…
Cooler weather is coming soon,I will not sorry to see less humidity

Reading…
Sleep Toward Heaven by Amanda Eyre Ward

Listening To…
The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs by Janet Peery

Watching…
Gilmore Girls, Season 1, episode 11, loving it, why did I wait so long?

Hoping…
To ride my bike now that the weather is cooling down

Fitness…
Want to start eating healthier, maybe cut way back on meat

In The Kitchen…
Today it’s pork chops &  red potatoes

Today’s To-Do List…
Laundry and just relaxing

One of my favorite things:
Netflix, so many great shows, movies, and documentaries

A website I’d like to share:
The Peace Of Heaven

Looking forward to…
Spending tomorrow with my grandson Harley. Going to see The Lego Ninjago Movie and  to Chucky Cheese’s

A Favorite Bible Verse…
Romans 1:17
“For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.”

A favorite quote…
“Yelling doesn’t get your point across, it only makes it louder.”
― Grant Hill

From the camera….

Sep 032017
 

Sunday Reflections

 

Outside…
It’s 77° and the expected high is 86° and of course it’s supposed to rain later

Thinking…
I have a lot of things to do here because the house in town is almost done

Thankful…
That we’ll be moving soon

Reading…
Tomatoland by Barry Estabrook

Listening To…
Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips

Watching…
Movies & Documentaries on Netflix

Hoping…
To find the right Church (for me) soon after we move

Learning…
Sometimes people are not who you think they are

Fitness…
Trying to figure out a new workout plan for this month

In The Kitchen…
Taco Salad

Today’s To-Do List…
I have to work later today

One of my favorite things:
Finding new quirky towns or restaurants

A website I’d like to share:
Postcrossing

Looking forward to…
Having a day off Wednesday

A Favorite Bible Verse…
Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go.
Isaiah 48:17

A favorite quote…
From Oh Brother, Where Art Thou:
Say, any of you boys smithies? Or, if not smithies per se, were you otherwise trained in the metallurgic arts before straitened circumstances forced you into a life of aimless wanderin’?
Ulysses Everett McGill

From the camera….

Jul 302017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
It’s 79°, and supposed to rain on and off all day. Don’t know if the lawn will get mowed or not today

Thinking…
About what colors to paint the inside of the house when it’s ready to be painted

Thankful…
That I had both Saturday & Sunday off, my son Anthony and I went to Clearwater yesterday to Skyline Chili and then to the Clearwater Beach. There was more people than I’ve ever seen there before and we had to weave in and out of them to walk down the beach, but I still loved being there, and the waves were higher than I’ve ever seen them too. It was a great day! The beach is my happy place!

Reading…
The Red Notebook by Antoine Laurain

Listening To…
Almost finished listening to The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne

Watching…
We switched from Hulu to Netflix, so I decided to binge watch Grace And Frankie. I’ll be starting season one today

Creating…
Nothing right now

Hoping…
To get the grass mowed either today or tomorrow

Learning…
For the last few months I’ve been realizing that I like lighter, smaller meals now

Fitness…
I’ve been slacking on everything except walking and strength training, and I need to stop it

In The Kitchen…
Salisbury Steak, Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans

Today’s To-Do List…
Mowing the grass if possible, a few loads of laundry, a few movies, some reading, starting Grace And Frankie, and Big Brother.

One of my favorite things:
Days like yesterday

A website I’d like to share:
Don’t know what to make for supper with the ingredients you have in your fridge? Try My Fridge Food

Pin It & Do It…
Baked Pineapple Teriyaki Pork Chops

Looking forward to…
Going to Fred Howard Park Beach with my daughter and 2 of my grands

A Favorite Bible Verse…

A favorite quote…
“Animals are such agreeable friends―they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” ― George Eliot

From the camera….

See how crowded Clearwater Beach was yesterday?

I’ve been going there for over 30 years and have never seen it so crowded!

Jul 162017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
The sun is shinning, it’s 90°, feel like temp is 101° because of humidity, & low chance of rain

Thinking…
It’s a good day to mow the yard and wash the cars

Thankful…
For incense, especially lavender

Reading…
I have    waiting for me at the library but can’t pick it up until Tuesday

Listening To…
The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne

Watching…
Playing House, this show is hilarious!

Hoping…
To decide on a date for our vacation soon

Learning…
That eating healthier can be very yummy

Fitness…
Stepz app helps me reach my step goal easier

In The Kitchen…
Not sure what we’ll eat today for supper

Today’s To-Do List…
Do some laundry and relax the rest of the day

One of my favorite things:
I found  a new favorite bread, Eureka. I buy the Grainiac. It’s full of seeds and 18 grains. I keep mine in the fridge but a lot of people keep it in the freezer. Makes great tasting toast and sandwiches

A website I’d like to share:
Hometalk, a DIY site

Looking forward to…
A surprise my son Anthony has planned for me on our vacation

A Favorite Bible Verse…
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
Romans 8:18

A favorite quote…
“The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.”
Andre Maurois

From the camera….

Jul 092017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
Sunny, 85° , and the birds are singing

Thinking…
I need to either wash my car or take it to get detailed in and out

Thankful…
That Jaspurr is back to her happy, mischievous self

Reading…
The New Old Me by Meredith Maran, still

Listening To…
And We’re Off by Dana Schwartz & narrated by Lauren Fortgang

Watching…
Downward Dog – I’m binge watching the first season & I love it! I’m sad that ABC cancelled it after the first season. I’m hoping another network picks it up

Fitness/Health…
Starting a Clean Eating 2 week plan, as soon as I feel like going grocery shopping. I probably won’t stick to it 100% but it’ll be close

In The Kitchen…
Soup

Today’s To-Do List…
Rest, watch some movies, listen to my audiobook or read

One of my favorite things:
My little car which I love love love

A website I’d like to share:
Cozi Family Organizer, been using it for about 2 years and love it! I use the iPhone app

Pin It & Do It…
“Happy Home” Wood Panel, since we’re downsizing by 1/3

A Favorite Bible Verse…
The Godly Will Rejoice In The Lord And Find Shelter In Him
And Those Who Do What Is Right Will Praise Him
Psalms 64:10

A favorite quote…
“If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.”
Proverb

From the camera….

Jun 252017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
It’s still dark outside, 77°, supposed to get up to 89° with humidity @ 60%. UGH!

Thinking…
I really don’t like the humidity, makes it feel so much hotter

Thankful…
That I have today off so I can keep an eye on Jaspurr who was spayed yesterday

Reading…
The New Old Me by Meredith Maran & The Buffer Zone Diet by Fred Cuellar

Listening To…
Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Watching…
Bringing Up Bates – love this show

Creating…
Nothing right now

Hoping…
Jaspurr heals quickly with no complications

Learning…
That I need to eat healthier

Fitness…
Lots of walking & strength training

In The Kitchen…
I haven’t decided whether to eat out or  make Salisbury steak w/gravy, mashed potatoes, corn

Today’s To-Do List…
Laundry, watch some old movies, and of course read

One of my favorite things:
Starbucks Iced Espresso Caramel Macchiato

Pin It & Do It…
Omelet In A Bag– going to make it this week

Looking forward to…
Spending time Tuesday with my daughter Kilah & grandkids Alecia & Harley

A Favorite Bible Verse…
Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath
Ephesians 4:26

A favorite quote…
“Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.”
Milton Erickson

From the camera….

Apr 232017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
A hot and beautiful day

Thinking…
I don’t know what I’m going to do this week, I have Tuesday thru Friday off…and that I really need to catch up on the book reviews I need to post

Thankful…
That I have Tuesday thru Friday off

Reading…
Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk by Kathleen Rooney

Watching…
Lots of movies I dvr’d

Hoping…
This summer isn’t as humid as the last few summers

Learning…
I can still get by with just a few hours of sleep

Fitness…
Lots of walking and strength training, some tai-chi

In The Kitchen…
Eating out today

Today’s To-Do List…
I already did my shift at work, so I’ll be reading and watching tv

One of my favorite things:
Tomatoes, could eat them at every meal

Pin It & Do It…
Crock Pot Spicy Cabbage & Sausage (I’m using chorizo)

Looking forward to…
Going to the beach

A Favorite Bible Verse…
The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
Psalms 12:6

A favorite quote…
“If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.”
Morris West

From the camera….

Apr 162017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
Right now it’s 70°  but it’s supposed to get up to 85°

Thinking…
It’s time for a little beach therapy

Thankful…
For my Mitsubishi Mirage, I love it

Reading…
Lilian Boxfish Takes A Walk by Kathleen Rooney

Listening…
The Choice by Nicholas Sparks

Watching…
Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees, tonight @ 8:00, CBS

Hoping…
It would stop being so cold at night

Learning…
You need to rid yourself of people who have a negative effect on you

Fitness…
Doing ok, my back is a little better

In The Kitchen…
Trying a new soup this week, and a few favorite recipes

Today’s To-Do List…
I have to work tonight

One of my favorite things:
In the last few months I’ve become addicted to audio books

Pin It & Do It…
Something similar to this wall plaque

Looking forward to…
Going to Silver Springs, I haven’t been in years

A Favorite Bible Verse…
In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths
Proverbs 3:6

A favorite quote…
Be careful with your words, they can be forgiven, but never forgotten

From the camera….

Feb 052017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
65°

Thinking…
I would like to have a Monday off soon so I can go to the farmers/flea market

Thankful…
My dog Kaiyo, cat Boots, and kitten Jaspurr because they keep me  company when I’m home alone

Reading…
Murder at Jade Cove (Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery #2) by Dianne Harman

Listening To…
A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

Watching…
Today I plan on watching Lord Of The Flies, a co-worker recommended it

Hoping…
To get the house in Zephyrhills finished soon so we can move
Please Please Please Pretty Please

Learning…
Some people aren’t happy unless they’re unhappy

Food/Fitness…
I’ve decided to eat healthier so I’ll be working on a menu

In The Kitchen…
I’m not sure

Today’s To-Do List…
Watch a movie and do some laundry

One of my favorite things:
Taco Bell Taco Salad

Pin It & Do It…
Button Bookmarks

Looking forward to…
Going with my dil Susie and her mom to see Wicked next Sunday

A Favorite Bible Verse…
The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.
Proverbs 15:3

A favorite quote…
“Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.”
Milton Erickson

From the camera….
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Jan 292017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
50°. Ridiculous!

Thinking…
I wish it would warm up 🙂

Thankful…
That my friend Donna’s back surgery went good and she’s back home

Reading…
The Red Bandanna by Tom Rinaldi

Watching…
So so so excited that Switched At Birth is coming back on Tuesday! Fans have been waiting since October 26, 2015 for the next season, wondering when it would come back on. Sadly, this will be the last season

Creating…
Not a thing

Hoping…
Our kitten Jaspurr calms down soon, she’s a tornado!

I am wearing
“All I Need Is More Coffee And Donuts” jammies

Fitness…
I worked 10 days straight, two of them doubles, so I got a lot of steps last week

In The Kitchen…
Taco Salad for lunch, pizza for supper

Today’s To-Do List…
Blogging, finishing my current read, some tv

One of my favorite things:
My son bought me a NES Classic Edition and I LOVE it! I loved playing these games when the kids were growing up

Pin It & Do It…
I want to make this Storage Crate Headboard as soon as we get moved

Looking forward to…
Warmer weather so I can go to the beach

A Favorite Bible Verse…
The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
Nahum 1:7

A favorite quote…
“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

From the camera….

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Jaspurr finally wound down

Jan 222017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
It’s 73° right now, calm winds and a bit overcast. Later it’s supposed to get windy and there’s a 95% chance of rain

Thinking…
I wish our cat Jaspurr was more like Boots. Jaspurr is really hyper and Boots is laid back and calm

Thankful…
That my daughter and I finally made it back to Sweet Tomatoes, I love their food!

Reading…
Starting this today: The Red Bandanna: A Life. A Choice. A Legacy. by Tom Rinaldi

Watching…
Ingredients: The Local Food Movement Takes Root

Hoping…
The weather doesn’t get too bad today, the worst part is supposed to be while I’m at work and I don’t want to drive 1/2 hour in really rainy & windy weather

Website I Love…
Scribd

Fitness…
Walking a lot, but still not doing so good with the food side

In The Kitchen…
Eating out today

Today’s To-Do List…
Not much, I have to go to work at 5

One of my favorite things:
Taco Bell’s Fiesta Taco Salad

Pin It & Do It…
Wall Key Holder

Looking forward to…
A day trip with my daughter to Mount Dora

A Favorite Bible Verse…
The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
Nahum 1:7

A favorite quote…
“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.”
Epictetus

From the camera….

Kaiyo & Jaspurr

Kaiyo & Jaspurr

Nov 202016
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
45°.  Brrrrr

Thinking…
The older I get the less I can stand the cold and heat

Thankful…
For all the Blessings in my life

Books…
still….
Reading & listening to Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Listening to Wildflower by Drew Barrymore

Watching…
Christmas movies, first year I’ve gotten so much into them

Creating…
Nothing right now

Hoping…
to get moved within the next month, no more delays please and thank you

Learning…
I don’t have a bunch of patience

Fitness…
doing great exercise wise, could be eating a bit better

In The Kitchen…
field peas & snaps with sliced tomatoes and cornbread

Today’s To-Do List…
watch movies, read, laundry

One of my favorite things:
Coffee-mate Vanilla Caramel Sugar Free,  So So So good!

Pin It & Do It…
Broccoli Cheese Soup

Looking forward to…
Thanksgiving/my birthday

A Favorite Bible Verse…
This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalms 118:24

A favorite quote…
“If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.”
Proverb

From the camera….

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Kaiyo & Jaspurr

Boots has not accepted Jaspurr yet 🙁